Here is some important information about our Fall/Winter Youth program that might answer any questions you might have.

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LEVELS OF PLAY

Lower Island Soccer Association Levels of Play

WHO CAN PLAY

Peninsula FC offers youth soccer for kids aged 4 (u5 age level) – 17 (u18 age level)

The age level your child will register to play at is dependent on their age at the end of the calendar year (Dec 31)

EX: If your child is 6 years old as of Dec 31…they will register to play at the Under 7 (U7) age level

 

*International Students who want to play organized club soccer need to follow the instructions found in attached PDF document for ITC’s:   International Transfer Certificate Procedures

*Do you want your child to play above their normal age level? PLAYING UP POLICY

*Do you want your child to play below their normal age level? PLAYING DOWN POLICY

 

MINI’S

U5 & U6 = Separate Boys and Girls teams play in a dual age grouping at the U6 level
U7 & U8 = Separate Boys and Girls teams play in a dual age grouping at the U8 level
U9 & U10 = Separate Boys and Girls teams play in a dual age grouping at the U10 level
*Co-Ed teams may be formed at (U5 to U10)  if registration levels are not sufficient
*U6, U8 and U10 teams play “In-House” (only home games)

 

SUPER 8

U11 = Boys and Girls teams are formed based on skill levels and play in two different levels. BLUE/WHITE
U12 = Boys and Girls teams are formed based on skill levels and play in two different levels. BLUE/WHITE
U13 = Boys and Girls teams are formed based on skill levels and play in two different levels. BLUE/WHITE
*U11 – U13 teams play an interlocking schedule against other L.I.S.A. clubs with possible trips to Cowichan, Salt Spring Island or Sooke
*The number of teams formed at each age group will be dependent on the amount of players who register
*Depending on registration numbers, dual age group teams may be formed and/or teams may be pooled with a neighbouring club (PLSC/ SFFC)
*Game results and standings are not officially recorded at the Super 8 level

 

FULL FIELD 

U14 = Boys and Girls teams will be formed based on skill levels GOLD / SILVER / BRONZE
U15 = Boys and Girls teams will be formed based on skill levels GOLD / SILVER / BRONZE
U16 = Boys and Girls teams will be formed based on skill levels GOLD / SILVER / BRONZE
U17 = Boys and Girls teams will be formed based on skill levels GOLD / SILVER / BRONZE
U18 = Boys and Girls teams will be formed based on skill levels GOLD / SILVER / BRONZE
*U11 – U18 teams play an interlocking schedule against other L.I.S.A. clubs with possible trips to Cowichan, Salt Spring Island, or Sooke
*The number of teams formed at each age group will be dependent on the number of players who register
*Depending on registration numbers (U11 to U18) dual age group teams may be formed and/or teams may be pooled with a neighboring club (PLSC/SFFC)
*Game results are officially recorded for all full field games as standings are kept with teams vying for titles, trophies, and championships

 

YEARLY SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER – The season officially starts with all teams taking to the field for scheduled practices and games either the first or second weekend after Labour Day
OCTOBER – Scheduled Practices and Games continue
NOVEMBER – Scheduled Practices and Games continue
DECEMBER – All teams take mandatory winter break ‐ exact date will vary depending on age level
JANUARY – Scheduled Practices and Games restart ‐ exact date will vary depending on age level
FEBRUARY – Scheduled Practices and Games continue. Some older teams (U13+) may have their season finish in late February if they are eliminated from any playoff competitions
MARCH – The season will officially come to a close before Spring Break….unless a team (U13+) is still competing in local playoffs or provincial championships
APRIL – Potential playoff games for older teams (U13+) involved in playoffs/provincial championships + possible assessment/tryout sessions for U11 – U18 aged players
MAY – Potential playoff games for older teams (U13+) involved in provincial championships + Early Bird Registration Deadline (May 31) for the next Fall/Winter Season
JUNE – We take a break and breathe!
JULY – Provincial Championship Tournaments from previous season if any teams still playing + Registration Deadline  (July 31) for the next Fall/Winter Season
AUGUST –  Team formation begins with possible additional assessment or tryout sessions for U11 -­‐U18 aged players

PRACTICE TIMES

Depending on the age level and/or skill level – teams can have one or two weekly training sessions in addition to a scheduled weekend game.

 

U6 – One 45 minute session SATURDAY 11:30am at Blue Heron

U8 – One 75 minute session TUESDAY 5:15pm at Blue Heron

U10 – One 75 minute session WEDNESDAY 5:15pm at Blue Heron

U11 – U18 – One or Two  (60-90 minute ) mid-week practices (MON/WED, MON/THUR or TUE/THUR at either Blue Heron, Iroquois Park or Alexander Field)

*Pooled teams with another club should alternate practice locations each week between PFC and the other club’s practice field

*The above-listed practice times are based on previous seasons.  All attempts will be made to keep these days/times the same each year…however, practice schedules for the current year can be dictated by how many teams the club will be fielding…and as such may change slightly from what is listed.

*The previous years’ practice schedule (for reference) can be found on our schedules tab  SCHEDULES

GAME TIMES

All teams will have one scheduled weekend game (Sat or Sun) based on age level.  Some age groups may be given “bye’s” if there are an uneven amount of teams in their group.  Games do get scheduled on holiday/long weekends.

 

AGE LEVEL*GAME TIMES (subject to change)HOME GAME FieldsAWAY GAME Fields
U8Saturday (8:00am -­ 11:00am)Blue HeronN/A
U10Saturday (8:00am -­ 11:00am)Blue HeronN/A
U11Saturday (8:00am -­ 12:00pm)Centennial/Alexander/BHVariable
U12Saturday (8:00am -­ 12:00pm)Centennial/Alexander/BHVariable
U13Saturday (8:00am -­ 12:00pm)Centennial/Alexander/BHVariable
U14Saturday (12:30pm)Blue Heron or Iroquois Variable
U15Saturday (2:15pm)Blue Heron or Iroquois Variable
U16Saturday (2:15pm)Blue Heron or Iroquois Variable
U17Sunday (10:00AM)Blue Heron or Iroquois Variable
U18Sunday (10:00AM)Blue Heron or Iroquois Variable